The Wrongs of Ireland. Charles Keene. Wood engraving. Punch (February 23, 1867): 80.

Bloated Saxon.— “But surely, is it not the Fact that of Late Years the number of absentees among the Irish Landholders is not so large as–”

Irish Guest.— “Oi big y’r Par-r-d’n, Sor! ‘Give ye me Wo-ord ’f Honour-r me unhappee Countree Swa-ar-arms with ’m ’t th’ pris’t T-hime!!”

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